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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-MALES

Has a doctor or health professional ever advised you to do any of the following to help lower or control your high blood pressure -
change your eating habits?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,098 3,274 66.9 64.6-69.0 1,824 33.1 31.0-35.4
-MALES 1,952 1,314 68.6 64.8-72.1 638 31.4 27.9-35.2
RACE
White 1,572 1,035 67.4 63.1-71.5 537 32.6 28.5-36.9
African American 279 208 73.4 64.3-80.8 71 26.6 19.2-35.7
Other Minorities 87 65 67.3 49.5-81.2 22 32.7 18.8-50.5
AGE
18-24 13 8 53.0 20.4-83.2 5 47.0 16.8-79.6
25-34 60 49 82.8 68.1-91.6 11 17.2 8.4-31.9
35-44 157 119 69.8 56.1-80.8 38 30.2 19.2-43.9
45-54 354 276 78.0 71.2-83.6 78 22.0 16.4-28.8
55-64 533 395 73.8 67.9-78.9 138 26.2 21.1-32.1
65+ 821 457 54.3 49.3-59.3 364 45.7 40.7-50.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 318 193 61.0 51.0-70.0 125 39.0 30.0-49.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 602 406 66.4 58.1-73.9 196 33.6 26.1-41.9
Some Post-H.S. 468 338 74.5 68.2-79.9 130 25.5 20.1-31.8
College Graduate 561 376 70.3 64.7-75.3 185 29.7 24.7-35.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 199 125 63.7 52.3-73.7 74 36.3 26.3-47.7
$15,000- 24,999 309 195 57.6 46.9-67.6 114 42.4 32.4-53.1
$25,000- 34,999 233 160 70.9 55.1-82.9 73 29.1 17.1-44.9
$35,000- 49,999 250 169 74.6 66.1-81.5 81 25.4 18.5-33.9
$50,000- 74,999 295 216 77.0 69.6-83.0 79 23.0 17.0-30.4
$75,000+ 438 313 70.2 63.6-76.0 125 29.8 24.0-36.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 877 596 70.7 65.8-75.1 281 29.3 24.9-34.2
No 1,032 694 67.5 61.9-72.6 338 32.5 27.4-38.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 748 476 65.3 59.9-70.2 272 34.7 29.8-40.1
Non-Veteran 1,047 739 70.4 65.0-75.3 308 29.6 24.7-35.0

Back to Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*.

*Asked only of those who report having high blood pressure

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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